Category: Student Life

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First-year Journalism student, Cecília Dettmer Gonçalves, shares her advice on how to deal with homesickness as an international student. 

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University is often our first experience of being financially independent. Final year student Izzy shares her strategy of making it easier to manage money.

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Computer Science student Robert headed to Thailand for a month to expand his scientific and mathematic knowledge. 

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Final Year BA (Hons) Journalism student, Johnathan Cowden, provides his advice on the best things to do in Derby.

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Masters Creative Writing student, Medha Godbole, provides her advice on how international students can be prepared for their journey with the University of Derby.

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Deadline season is upon us, which can create stress for many students balancing university submissions, part-time work and socialising with friends and family. Here's Izzy's advice on how to get back on track.

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With five years of studying behind her, postgraduate student Lauren shares some of her favourite places in the city for current and future students. 

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Rhian explains how moving to Derby has given her new experiences and places to see. 

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Find out what to enjoy and love about Derby city while living and studying here from second year student Liv.

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